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2010-08-27 15:09:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine today ranked Wilshire Connection NO. 3330 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Other telecommunications companies including Fiberlight, Telx, Telepacific, Nitel and Net2EZ, are also among the prominent brands featured on this year's list...

2010-07-08 06:30:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Zayo Group, a provider of telecom and Internet infrastructure services, announced today the formation of a new business unit, Zayo Fiber Solutions (ZFS). ZFS will design, build, and manage unlit fiber-optic networks (or dark fiber services) for wholesale, enterprise, and government customers. "Nearly all wireless, telecom, content, and Internet service providers utilize fiber to run certain aspects of their underlying networks," explained Matt...

2010-07-07 07:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Zayo Enterprise Networks, a regional provider of fiber-based bandwidth solutions for carrier, enterprise and government customers, announced today the formation of its new Eastern Region. This region will incorporate robust fiber assets gained through the recent AGLN acquisition in both Charlotte and Atlanta. These networks include more than 500 route miles of dense, metro fiber assets, with access to almost 200 key data centers, carrier POPs and...

2010-07-01 15:10:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Zayo Group, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure and network-neutral colocation services, announced today that is has closed its previously announced transaction to purchase AGL Networks (AGLN), adding approximately 850 route miles of owned fiber footprint and 270 buildings to Zayo's Network. AGLN provided dark fiber bandwidth infrastructure services in Atlanta, Phoenix and Charlotte. Customers who purchase dark fiber services have access to...

2010-06-30 05:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Zayo Group, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure and network-neutral colocation services, announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Rochester, NY, based American Fiber Systems Holding Corporation (AFS), a leading provider of metropolitan fiber network and telecom services. The acquisition will both augment and expand Zayo's fiber network presence in nine tier 1 and tier 2 metropolitan markets across the U.S. "The...

2010-02-08 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for high-speed bandwidth across verticals is driving spending in the U.S. wavelength services market. The advent of Ethernet over dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) is one of the key factors contributing to renewed interest in wavelength services. Wavelength services are less-expensive alternatives to synchronous optical networking (SONET) services for service providers and enterprises, and they have become an increasingly...

2010-01-20 16:24:00

SAN FRANCISCO and ATLANTA, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FiberTower Corporation (Nasdaq: FTWRD), a wireless backhaul services provider, announced today that it has expanded its fiber footprint with a purchase of approximately 4,000 miles of dark fiber from FiberLight, a leading optical transport company. The transaction increases FiberTower's current fiber footprint in eight of its core markets. In addition to the initial purchase, FiberTower secured contractual rights to increase...

2009-10-26 10:18:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- DataCenter.BZ, a Tier IV, carrier-neutral data center announced today it entered into an agreement with the City of Dublin to bring DubLink's dark fiber to the DataCenter.BZ facility located in Worthington, Ohio. The agreement with DataCenter.BZ allows interconnectivity into its facility as an enhancement to the DubLink system, owned by the City of Dublin. DubLink, an existing system of underground fiber-optic conduits encompassing 120 miles,...

2009-10-19 10:17:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Len Bosack is on a mission to define how enterprises tap into the inherent power, capacity and speed of the Internet to fundamentally change the way they do business. As CEO and founder of XKL, LLC, a leading-edge provider of enterprise fiber optic networking equipment, this co-founder of Cisco Systems says that there is a tremendous opportunity for companies to free themselves from the shackles of bandwidth limitations imposed by traditional...

2009-09-17 08:06:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, a leading provider of data bandwidth capacity in the Midwest, today announced that it is significantly expanding its long-haul fiber network throughout Ohio. This expansion will add 1,000 miles of long-haul fiber to the US Signal network, the largest in the Midwest. The announcement marks the Company's second expansion in Ohio in six months, following network growth in Toledo in March 2009. In addition to new colocation facilities...